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 By Andy Gardner    News    May 27, 2021

Dispensaries opening throughout Akwesasne; MNCC opposes 'mind changer' drug, SRMT wants them licensed

By Andy Gardner Cannabis dispensaries are popping up throughout Mohawk territory, and both the Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs and the St. Regis...

 

Canadian Screen Award Winners

Canadian Screen Awards were presented over four days last week. On Thursday, May 19th Creative Arts and Performance awards were presented and on...

 

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne General Election Nominees Announced

MCA General opened their nomination process on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Interest was high as a number of community members attended for all three districts. Unlike the 2021 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal...

 

Onkwe Works on 2021 Gardening Season

Onkwe members have been busy this spring planting and transplanting strawberries, tomatoes and more. On May 19 they transplanted tomatoes into the...

 

CBSA & MCA EXTEND DOMESTIC LANE PILOT

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne have agreed to extend the Domestic Lane Pilot Project for an additional year, until April 2022. The lane was launched...

 

LOUISE K. GRAY

AKWESASNE – Louise Kawennahente Gray, 71, of St. Regis Road passed away early Sunday morning, May 23, 2021 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after a brief... Full story

 

GARY L. SHATRAW

AKWESASNE – Gary L. Shatraw, 68, passed away Tuesday morning, May 19, 2021 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake Gary was a laborer for vario... Full story

 

Angus A. Adams 7/3/43-5/31/15 Danny Joe Adams 10/25/67-5/31/87

Never a day goes by that you are not missed. The heartache still feels fresh. You both left so sudden, no time to say goodbye, but a lot of memories...

 

North Country offers in-person, hybrid, online options for Fall 2021

SARANAC LAKE – North Country Community College will offer a combination of in-person, hybrid and fully online classes when students begin the Fall...

 

RRCA Planting 60,000 Trees in 2021

Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) has been busy sprucing up the local landscape this spring through its local tree planting initiatives. A t...

 

Angelina Jolie Raises Pollinator Awareness with Bee-Covered Portrait

Thursday, May 20th was World Bee Day, and actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has teamed up with National Geographic for a striking celebration....

 

National EMS Week

National EMS Week...

 

National EMS Week 2

National EMS Week 2...

 

A.J. Adams 5/30/72 – 08/13/20

So many happy memories come flooding back today of birthday celebrations before you went away. Those wonderful times never changed throughout the... Full story

 

NAJA applauds CNN for cutting ties with Rick Santorum

OKLAHOMA CITY. The Native American Journalists Association applauds CNN for hearing our call to remove Rick Santorum from his commentator position. On April 26, NAJA released a statement cautioning...

 

FEH BOCES to launch Torch Academy virtual school

Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES plans to launch the Torch Academy, a new virtual school, for students who have found that learning online works best for them. COVID-19 forced local students to learn...

 

ONTARIO RELEASES THREE-STEP ROADMAP FOR SAFE RE-OPENING

On May 20, 2021, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a three-step roadmap for safely re-opening the province, which coincides with its vaccination rate predictions. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne...

 

THE IROQUOIS CONSTITUTION

Continued from last week 28. When a candidate Lord is to be installed he shall furnish four strings of shells (or wampum) one span length bound together at one end. Such will constitute the evidence...

 

Tekawennahsonterónnion

1. Kheionhwatèn:'a wa'ontéhen tsi wa'eiakié:nen'ne sò:'k wa'onte'rhò:roke My niece was ashamed for falling down, so she covered herself. 2....

 

15 Organizations and Initiatives Helping to Save the Bees

More than 75 percent of the world's food crops rely on pollinators, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Through their pollination,...

 

AMPS RESPONDS TO FIRE; SQ ASSISTANCE REQUESTED

On May 24, 2021at approximately 12 p.m., the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service responded to a residential structure fire in the district of Tsi Snaihne. The Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire...

 

Federal judge rules Cheyenne River Sioux is allowed to join Mount Rushmore lawsuit

A federal judge will allow the Cheyenne River Sioux to join legal arguments opposing South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s efforts to put on a July Fourth firework display at Mount Rushmore. The...

 

Sovereign Children

Sovereign Children In the deep glory of spring... May we plant good medicine  For the bees, bugs and butterflies As well as all our Relations of the day & night And our dear Sovereign Children  May...

 

Palestinians are Natives

By Doug George-Kanentiio. Under the provisions of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), of which Israel is a signatory, the Palestinian people are native and...

 

Rick Santorum is gone, but media problems remain

By Indian Country Today. New York. CNN is cutting ties with former Republican senator and current TV analyst Rick Santorum over disparaging comments he made about Native American culture. On CNN,...

 

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